Swiss distrib Ascot Elite Entertainment Group has acquired all German-speaking rights to Rodrigo Cortes' Sundance thriller "Buried," starring Ryan Reynolds.
U.S. thesps Renee Zellweger and Ben Foster ("The Messenger") have been called to jury duty at this year's Berlinale.
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The seventh edition of the popular Mexico City Contemporary Film Festival, dubbed Ficco, has been canceled only weeks before it was set to open.
Helmer Tim Burton will serve as jury prexy for this year's Cannes Film Festival, which unspools May 12-23.
China has launched a film development plan promising financial incentives and a favorable regulatory background to help forge a "great leap forward" for the biz.
James Cameron has conquered the worldwide box office, again.
"The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" was the big winner at Sweden's Golden Bug Film Awards.
Apple's going to have a good week.
Plaintiffs in the Prop 8 trial are trying to prove that Prop 8 was motivated by discrimination, and outright hostility, toward gays and lesbians, who were without substantial political power to stop…
James H. Quello, a former Detroit broadcaster who served as a member of the Federal Communications Commission for 24 years, including as acting chairman of the agency in 1993, died Jan. 25 at his…
Davis Guggenheim, the Oscar winning director of "An Inconvenient Truth," unveiled his latest documentary at Sundance, "Waiting for Superman." Variety critic John Anderson reports that the movie…